Marco Rubio is a Republican U.S. senator elected in 2010 to represent Florida. He defeated Florida Gov. Charlie Crist, an independent candidate, and U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, a Democratic candidate, in an unusual three-way Senate race. Rubio previously served in the Florida House of Representatives, including two years as House Speaker.
Marco Rubio was born in Miami on May 28, 1971, his parents both Cuban exiles. He graduated from the University of Florida and the University of Miami Law School. He and his wife, Jeanette Dousdebes-Rubio, live in West Miami with their four children.
WASHINGTON — It's Marco Rubio's version of the Tom Petty anthem I Won't Back Down.
Sen. Marco Rubio's new book, American Dreams, makes its appearance at a fascinating moment for the Republican Party. The GOP has just taken control of both chambers of Congress, and candidates like Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney are signaling their intentions for 2016 presidential runs.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Marco Rubio wastes no time in his new book, American Dreams, going after Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Rick Scott and Barack Obama are entering lame-duck status, Charlie Crist is going back to doing whatever he does in the private sector, and even Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn faces no challenger for re-election in 2015. • If you think we'll see a lull in Florida or national politics this new year, however, think again. …
There's a good chance most Cubans won't be able to read this article. And the reason why — lack of Internet access — is a point of contention between President Barack Obama and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio.
Sen. Marco Rubio has taken the lead opposing President Barack Obama's overhaul of U.S.-Cuba relations. His main complaint: The United States isn't getting enough out of the deal, especially when it comes to democratic reforms.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Marco Rubio hit first.
Marco Rubio has a big Jeb Bush problem.
More than a decade after Bush helped cultivate Rubio as a star in the Florida Legislature — literally giving him a sword as a symbol of maintaining the conservative flame — the two are on an awkward collision course over running for president in 2016.
WASHINGTON — As President Barack Obama dropped the bombshell about Cuba on Wednesday, Sen. Marco Rubio was hurrying to the Capitol where a packed room of reporters awaited.
Sen. Marco Rubio called it "reckless and irresponsible": the public release of a Senate committee report detailing past examples of alleged torture by the CIA. Rubio argued it could endanger lives of Americans overseas, incite violence and create problems for our allies.